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Susanna Lang

Born: 1956 in New York City, NY
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Lang moved to Chicago after graduating from college in 1977, and has lived there ever since. She has taught in the Chicago Public Schools since 1992.

Biography: Susanna Lang’s most recent collection of poems, ''Travel Notes from the River Styx'', was released in June 2017 by Terrapin Books. Other collections include ''Tracing the Lines'' (Brick Road Poetry Press, 2013) and ''Even Now'' (The Backwaters Press, 2008) as well as a chapbook, ''Two by Two'' (Finishing Line Press, 2011). A two-time Hambidge fellow and a recipient of the Emerging Writers Fellowship from the Bethesda Writer’s Center, she has published original poems and translations from the French in such journals as ''Little Star'', ''Prairie Schooner'', ''december'', ''Blue Lyra Review'', ''Prime Number Magazine'' and ''Verse Daily''. Her translations of poetry by Yves Bonnefoy include ''Words in Stone'' and ''The Origin of Language''. Among her current projects is ''Self-Portraits'', a chapbook collection of ekphrastic poems focused on women across the arts.

  • -- Illinois Arts Council, ''poem

Primary Literary Genre(s): Poetry

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Susanna Lang on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Even now
ISBN: 9780981693606 OCLC: 693777293

Backwaters Press, Omaha, NE : ©2008.

Tracing the lines :
ISBN: 9780983530466 OCLC: 841490070

Brick Road Poetry Press, Columbus, GA : ©2013.

Travel notes from the river Styx /
ISBN: 0998215902 OCLC: 990846638